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Journal 18 April 2013

Thursday, April 18, 2013

I am not finding the puree diet as hard as I thought it would be. I am so happy about that. What I do find hard is eating only 200ml puree at a meal. I also find it hard to eat a low-fat-low-carb-sugar-free puree diet of only 200ml every two hours, and still have 1200cal a day. But I do try to hit my daily goal. I don't want to do serious damage to my metabolism, and I am working out 5 days a week. Need fuel for that. Everything considered, today was a good day.

Food: I had two meals of 400ml today. Ok, Ok, Sorry, will try harder. The rest of my 7 meals were fine. I am also finding it hard to drink only 200ml of water in small sips at a time, between meals. I am the girl who downs 2litres first thing in the morning and cups when I am thirsty for the rest of the day. (I have done that since I learned that from an old hunter, when I was a game ranger. That way you don't get as thirsty compared to if you took your 2litres in a bottle to drink throughout the day. I never dehydrated out in the scorching hot bush. The habit stuck)

Mind: Good enough

Exercise: I did a core workout and 20mins on the Elliptical and 10mins on the Step Machine.

Spirit: Good

27 Days to RNY Surgery

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  • v NYARAMULA
    I am surprised you have the energy to work out. Do you feel hungry? I hope the puree is at least tasty.

    You are doing great. Keep going.
    1213 days ago
  • v PATTYR81
    You are doing GREAT!!

    I still tend to want to gulp down water. emoticon

    PS: THANKS for all your positive comments on my posts and blogs!!! I REALLY APPRECIATE all your kind words!! You are sooooo motivating!!

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    1226 days ago

    Comment edited on: 4/19/2013 10:44:35 AM
  • v MAIZEY
    Great work on your prep diet and exercise. I agree with you, I miss gulping water. I sip, sip, sip all day now. Didn't a few times and had a desperate thirst that pet me up at night! Sending positive thoughts your way!
    1227 days ago
  • v CORTNEY-LEE
    I am glad you are doing well on the puree diet!

    Wow... a game ranger sounds like an exciting job! Especially where you live!

    You are doing so wonderful!
    1227 days ago
  • v BARCONIUS
    All the best with you surgery. I'm about 5 years post surgery and glad i did it.
    1227 days ago
  • v IACTA_ALEA_EST
    That's the way to do it!

    I got tired of smoothies with berries last sumer and started making cold soups in puree form for fullness - if that sounds good let me know and I'll send you some recipes to mix things up.

    I dont know what RNY is but good luck to you and your surgeon!!!

    you can do it!
    1227 days ago
  • v CAROL494
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    1227 days ago
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